Do not follow automobile dictionary meaning of the engine P0169 Code for solving the car engine problem. The automobile meaning of the code is found online and do not use that meaning of the code for fixing the car engine problem. The automobile meaning of the engine code is P for Powertrain Code Problem is related engine, transmission and emissions systems. 0 for SAE – Generic. 1 for Transmission. 6 for Control Module Throttle Actuator Position Performance and 9 for Kick-Down Switch Failed Short. Now you can verify all causes and symptoms of the car engine problem. Now you can understand well how to fix the car engine problem.